byEfron, Daniel H; National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.). Psychopharmacology Research Branch
"Sponsored by: Pharmacology Section, Psychopharmacology Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Public Health Service, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare." Topics: Psychopharmacology, Hallucinogenic drugs, Ethnobotany, Ethnobotany, Hallucinogens,...
Professionals in the treatment of substance abuse have long recognized the dismal success rate in addressing this pervasive problem. A fresh view of addiction may offer long-sought answers. Intervention and treatment strategies can be made more effective, maintains veteran addiction educator and psychologist Gary L. Fisher, through identification of addict subtypes. That is the goal ofUnderstanding Why Addicts Are Not All Alike: Recognizing the Types and How Their Differences Affect... Topics: Psychopathology, Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Personality, Addiction, Medical, PDF
Certain medical conditions can activate the narcissistic defense mechanism. Chronic ailments are likely to lead to the emergence of narcissistic traits or a narcissistic personality style. Traumas (such as brain injuries) have been known to induce states of mind akin to full-blown personality disorders. Such "narcissism", though, is reversible and tends to be ameliorated or disappear altogether when the underlying medical problem does. Other disorders, like the Bipolar Disorder... Topics: brain injury, head trauma, personality disorders, narcissism, narcissistic, frontal lobe,...
byEdwards, Griffith; Lader, Malcolm Harold; Society for the Study of Addiction
Based on a meeting held in April 1988 in Berkshire, U.K.; sponsored by the Society for the Study of Addiction Topics: Drug abuse, Alcoholism, Psychopharmacology, Substance-Related Disorders, Psychopharmacologie,...